M/11/039 – TDL Media / DCPL / Setanta
The Competition Authority has cleared the proposed acquisition by Mr Michael O’Rourke, through his company TDL Media Limited, of Setanta Sports Broadcasting Limited.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Monday December 12, 2011||Friday, January 6, 2012|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|TDL Media Limited||
TDL Media was incorporated as an acquisition vehicle and does not trade.
|Danu Capital Partners Limited||
DCPL provides sports media and management services.
|Setanta Sports Broadcasting Limited||
Setanta is engaged in the broadcasting and production of sports television channels (Setanta Ireland and Setanta Sports 1) which are aimed at Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland audiences and dedicated to carrying soccer, gaelic games and rugby sports programming.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|The broadcasting of televised sporting events in the State and Northern Ireland.||Yes|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Thursday, December 22, 2011|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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